Orgasm: when pleasure gives headaches

Health 30 June, 2017


Published the 30.06.2017 at 18: 21


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The classic “Not tonight, I have a headache” may take another dimension. Sex can sometimes trigger violent headaches, which occur most of the time just before or during orgasm.

This small peculiarity – the origin of great frustration – would be at least 1% of the population. Probably much more, according to the specialists, the bulk of the cases are not reported.

It is most often mild. It can be headaches caused by contractions of the muscles of the neck and head, and the intensity of which increases with sexual excitement. The pain that sets in during coitus may last for a few days.

“I want to die”

It can also is vascular headache. At the moment of orgasm, the fun turns into a violent headache, which persists for a few minutes to a few hours. It can be accompanied by nausea, cold sweats, vomiting, and even heart palpitations.

It is impressive and can be extremely painful. “We were doing our little business, and at the time of orgasm, the headache took me, tells Tania Escobar, a victim of these headaches is orgasmic, to the Daily Mail. I wanted to die, so the pain was strong. “

The pain is a response to the increase of the blood pressure in the brain, and its epicenter is located around or behind the eyes. In the majority of cases, it has no consequences.